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"Somewhat scary one near Winnipeg" - The AC Master Incidents Thread

Old Jul 26, 2023, 11:34 pm
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Wow, an actual case of severe turbulence. Cool. Itís pretty rare. Glad nobody was hurt.
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Old Jul 27, 2023, 6:21 am
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Originally Posted by TheViperOne
Cool. It’s pretty rare. Glad nobody was hurt.


"The Canadian TSB reported the first officer hit his head, the flight attendant was hit on her leg by the cart, resulting in two minor injuries."

2 crew members on a Dash-8 were hurt but thankfully not incapacitated. It could've been worse, but cool, I guess, since it's rare.
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Old Jul 27, 2023, 10:21 am
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Originally Posted by ffsim


"The Canadian TSB reported the first officer hit his head, the flight attendant was hit on her leg by the cart, resulting in two minor injuries."

2 crew members on a Dash-8 were hurt but thankfully not incapacitated. It could've been worse, but cool, I guess, since it's rare.
Iím an Air Traffic Controller and deal with turbulence reports and weather systems every day. This kind of thing is very rare, and interests me because itís part of my job.

Relax man, itís not that serious.
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Old Jul 27, 2023, 10:28 am
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I'm impressed (or maybe not) that they completed their day with one more flight.

Not sure how encouraged I would be as pax to see my flight crew all bandaged up upon boarding. Although I am sure that they used their discretion in operating the next flight.
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Old Jul 27, 2023, 10:36 am
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What I am surprised at, is that none of the passenger was injured. In many similar incidents, passengers are more likely to get injured than crew members.
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Old Jul 27, 2023, 10:41 am
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Originally Posted by Bohemian1
I'm impressed (or maybe not) that they completed their day with one more flight.

Not sure how encouraged I would be as pax to see my flight crew all bandaged up upon boarding. Although I am sure that they used their discretion in operating the next flight.
Agree. Any sort of concussion or concussion symptoms is automatically medically disqualifying for anyone with a transport Canada medical. I would imagine they were checked out and cleared, especially with a head injury (albeit minor, as reported).
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Old Jul 27, 2023, 3:17 pm
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Originally Posted by Bohemian1
I'm impressed (or maybe not) that they completed their day with one more flight.

Not sure how encouraged I would be as pax to see my flight crew all bandaged up upon boarding. Although I am sure that they used their discretion in operating the next flight.
They were leaving Windsor, a bump on the head and bandages would seem perfectly normal.
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Old Jul 30, 2023, 5:41 pm
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Looks like someone had a go-around at YULÖ
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Old Aug 3, 2023, 12:01 am
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Originally Posted by YVR72
To my untrained eye, damage to 731 doesnít look as bad.
That looks very repairable. Consider that N4713U, the 747 of United 811 fame was repaired and returned to service when it was 19 years old. That was extensive damage!
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Old Aug 20, 2023, 3:34 pm
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Originally Posted by Expressflyer900
They'll repair it. Fire damage usually looks worse than it is. The BA 777 comes to mind.
Looks like C-FITL FIN 731 repairs are well underway. Just a coat of paint next? Taken today at YUL.


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Old Aug 29, 2023, 3:33 pm
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Possible return to YVR? Lightning strike?
https://www.flightradar24.com/ACA21/31ce1a9e

Extra flight to HKG today.
AC21 has been at 12,000' since Bowen Island.
It flew by my house about the same time as a flash of lightning was in the area.
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Old Aug 29, 2023, 4:04 pm
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Originally Posted by tracon
Possible return to YVR? Lightning strike?
https://www.flightradar24.com/ACA21/31ce1a9e

Extra flight to HKG today.
AC21 has been at 12,000' since Bowen Island.
It flew by my house about the same time as a flash of lightning was in the area.
Interesting to note flightstats says they are tracking it at 32000 ft 466 kt out over the pacific and flightradar24 shows it's turned around back towards YVR at 13000ft. Guess I just learned not to trust flightstats...
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Old Aug 29, 2023, 4:11 pm
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Originally Posted by yeg2where
Interesting to note flightstats says they are tracking it at 32000 ft 466 kt out over the pacific and flightradar24 shows it's turned around back towards YVR at 13000ft. Guess I just learned not to trust flightstats...
Flightaware shows correct. Aircanada.com shows as "diverted."

Pressurization issue?
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Old Aug 29, 2023, 5:13 pm
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Originally Posted by tracon
Possible return to YVR? Lightning strike?
https://www.flightradar24.com/ACA21/31ce1a9e

Extra flight to HKG today.
AC21 has been at 12,000' since Bowen Island.
It flew by my house about the same time as a flash of lightning was in the area.
Seems like some strong tailwinds. AC app says it arrived at the gate early by 10h 59m, flight duration of 2h 24m.
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Old Aug 29, 2023, 5:19 pm
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Originally Posted by YVR72
Seems like some strong tailwinds. AC app says it arrived at the gate early by 10h 59m, flight duration of 2h 24m.
Gotta say, this is an awfully novel tactic to improve AC's OTP for this month.
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